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Things To Do Anytime

We have a range of free activities available from the front desks during museum opening times.


Fitz Kits

For families with children aged 5-12

Take an adventure tour around the gallery with one of our Fitz Kit boxes which contain a selection of interactive games and puzzles.


Gallery trails

For families with children aged 5-12 (with their adults)

Choose from a selection of gallery trails to travel to amazing lands and far off places.

The trails are available from the front desks during museum opening times and can be downloaded as PDF documents below. Print them out and bring them with you when you visit the Museum.

From One Life to the Next: A trail in the Egyptian Galleries

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Join Anubis, the Ancient Egyptian god of mummification and go on a journey to Africa to explore Ancient Egypt and beyond! This trail looks at Pharaohs, mummification and the afterlife.

Picture Adventure: A Journey Through the Paintings Galleries

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Go on a voyage to discover paintings across history. Explore Renaissance altarpieces, Dutch still lifes and French Impressionist landscapes.


NEW! Story Starters

For families with children aged 2-6

Pick up a map of the museum and a picturebook linked to the collection for you to explore together.


Drawing materials

All ages

Make use of a selection of drawing materials for you to borrow and create your own masterpieces.